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a prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite

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Jaak Panksepp's work facilitates this bridge, and is particularly useful for explaining the levels of complications that characterize anorexia athletica. His book Affective Neuroscience: The Foundations of Human and Animal Emotions (1998) is credited with establishing the research area from which the book takes its name.
Specifically, I want to explore how the contexts of "media culture" with its beauty ideals and gender prescriptions interact with sport culture, and how these might contribute to the production of secondary emotions to contribute to phenomena like anorexia athletica.
Like people with anorexia athletica, they ran so much that they lost significant amounts of weight.
* Weight loss of more than 5% of body weight in the absence of medical illness, along with excessive fear of obesity and severe calorie restrictions, could be an indicator of anorexia athletica. Primary amenorrhea, gastrointestinal complaints, and compulsive exercise also can suggest this.
The objectives of this study were to examine the prevalence of anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), anorexia athletica (AA), and eating disorders not otherwise specified (ED-NOS) in both male and female Norwegian elite athletes and a representative sample from the general Norwegian population.
Clare was also a victim of anorexia athletica - a condition characterised by excessive exercise as well as starvation.
At the height of his condition, which doctors call anorexia athletica, 5ft 6in Rob was surviving on a diet of cereal and fruit.
ANOREXIA athletica, or reverse anorexia nervosa as it is also known, is a problem for many athletes, according to nutrition experts.
She was also a victim of the newly identified anorexia athletica - characterised by excessively exercising as well as starvation to speed up weight loss.